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Is XP crippled?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ramstein, Feb 19, 2003.

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  1. ramstein

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    I was wondering if anyone knew whether any aspect of XP Home is crippled prior to activation?
     
  2. Monstrous Mi

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    Not that I know of.

    I believe you get something like 50 reboots and then it will not boot up until activiation. During that time, I am sure there is full functinality.
     
  3. Shairel

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    full functionality for 30 days I believe, and then the computer will only load the activation wizard before it loads the shell
     
  4. Jtoast

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    yep, you have full functionality for 30 days.

    after 30 days you only get the "call microsoft to activate" screen, although it will boot into safe mode.
     
  5. john1

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    Yes.
    XP has been deliberately crippled.

    It will not copy all of its own files.
     
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    His question was whether there are features that are available after activation that are crippled before activation. I guess when you are on a crusade the question doesn’t really matter.
     
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